Poitiers to Nantes by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 19m
  • Distance
    159 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 22m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Poitiers to Nantes by train

Fast trains from Poitiers to Nantes take around 2 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 159 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Poitiers and Nantes.

1. Are there direct trains from Poitiers to Nantes?

Journeys between Poitiers and Nantes usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Poitiers to Nantes every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Poitiers to Nantes?

The Poitiers to Nantes train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Poitiers to Nantes train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Nantes is usually scheduled to depart Poitiers around 06:10 and the last train is around 20:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Poitiers around 06:26, and the last at 19:23.

When to book Poitiers to Nantes train tickets?

Trains in France usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Poitiers to Nantes by train.

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Which train companies operate between Poitiers and Nantes?

More than one train company operates on the route from Poitiers to Nantes, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alleo
  • Corail
  • Intercites
  • Intercités
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Train Express Regional

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.